Global Affairs Canada (Development) Students: Update of the monthly living allowances (July 2020)

If you manage students at Global Affairs Canada (Development), please note that some modifications have been made to the monthly living allowances for some cities. These changes come into effect July 1, 2020.

Monthly living Allowance – July 2020

Alberta
CalgaryCAD 1,500
EdmontonCAD 1,500
British Columbia
Abbotsford-MissionCAD 1,400
KamloopsCAD 1,450
KelownaCAD 1,600
Prince GeorgeCAD 1,250
VancouverCAD 1,850
VictoriaCAD 1,600
Manitoba
WinnipegCAD 1,350
New Brunswick
CampbelltonCAD 1,050
FrederictonCAD 1,300
MonctonCAD 1,250
Saint JohnCAD 1,150
Newfoundland
Saint John’sCAD 1,150
Nova Scotia
Cape BretonCAD 1,200
HalifaxCAD 1,450
Ontario
BarrieCAD 1,500
BellevilleCAD 1,450
BrantfordCAD 1,350
Chatham – KentCAD 1,200
Greater SudburyCAD 1,300
GuelphCAD 1,450
HamiltonCAD 1,450
KingstonCAD 1,450
Kitchener-Cambridge-WaterlooCAD 1,450
North BayCAD 1,250
OshawaCAD 1,500
OttawaCAD 1,550
PeterboroughCAD 1,400
SarniaCAD 1,350
St. Catherine – NiagaraCAD 1,300
Thunder BayCAD 1,350
TorontoCAD 1,750
WindsorCAD 1,300
Prince Edwards
CharlottetownCAD 1,200
SummersideCAD 1,250
Quebec
GatineauCAD 1,250
JolietteCAD 1,100
MontrealCAD 1,300
Quebec CAD 1,200
RimouskiCAD 1,100
Rouyn-Noranda CAD 1,100
Saint-Hyacinthe CAD 1,100
Saskatchewan
ReginaCAD 1,350
SaskatoonCAD 1,350

If the city where the student lives is not listed above, the basic monthly rate of CAD 1,000 applies.
Increased rates only apply to students already in Canada. Where the monthly rate has decreased from the previously published amount, the new rate will apply only to new students arriving in Canada.

If you have any questions, please contact: FinancialPolicies-GrantsandContributions@international.gc.ca